Edinburgh crime: Man, 61 arrested after assault in Gilmerton which left another man requiring hospital treatment

A 66-year-old man has been arrested following an assault in Gilmerton, which left another man with injuries.

By Anna Bryan
Friday, 17th June 2022, 2:03 pm

Police were made aware of the incident, which took place at Moredun Park Road in Edinburgh, at around 5.50am on Friday, June 17.

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Officers attended the scene and cordoned off the area.

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A 22-year-old man was injured as a result. He has been taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A 61-year-old man has been arrested and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

Police cordoned off the area, after a man was injured in an assault at Moredun Park Road in Edinburgh. (Photo credit: Tyffany Campbell)